Fox Sets Mob Doctor End Date, Pushes Touch Season 2 Back Another Week

Fox is tweaking Touch‘s return date as well as scheduling the apparent series finale of The Mob Doctor.

Touch — which was originally set to launch Season 2 in late fall, and then was moved to Feb. 1 — will now return Feb. 8 with a two-hour premiere.

Also, the network has confirmed that final salvo of The Mob Doctor‘s 13- (and likely only 13-) episode freshman run will air Saturday, Dec. 29, Monday, Dec. 31, Saturday, Jan. 5 and Monday, Jan. 7 — all at 9/8c.

Officially, a Fox rep says no decision has been made about a second season for Mob Doc — but the writing is on the wall. After starting out soft and only getting softer, the freshman drama’s ratings have ticked up the past several weeks, though its total audience still barely broaches 4 million, while the demo rating hovers just above a 1.0.

Comments (261)

  • Absolutely love Mob Doctor!! Was very surprised to hear it was being cancelled. I really hope they do change their minds and KEEP the show. I loved it when it came on after Bones which is another favorite. Even if they have to change the night/time I would still keep watching. Please reconsider and KEEP MOB DOCTOR!!

    Comment by Cheri – January 6, 2013 04:13 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Keep the Mob Doctor, great drama show. Will be disgusted if they cancel it.

    Comment by Esther C. – January 6, 2013 06:19 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Mob Doctor is a great show. I am completely shocked that FOX plans to cancel it. I hope they reconsider.

    Comment by Stacey – January 6, 2013 09:32 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I can’t believe they’re considering or have decided to cancel the Mob Doctor. What’s wrong with Fox? Finally a smart show, a cast with great chemistry and they want to cancel. I guess if it doesn’t have “vampires” why bother. I loved the show from the start and it only has gotten better. Think it over people, right now Fox doesn’t have much, don’t fix what isn’t broken.

    Comment by nice15 – January 7, 2013 01:20 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • mob doctor is one of the best shows on tv- i cant believe they are cancelling it

    Comment by barbara – January 7, 2013 01:55 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I didn’t watch Mob Doctor originally, but stuck around after Bones one week and really enjoyed the show and it was nothing like the previews! For some reason Fox doesn’t like to properly promote shows then they just abandon them when we become interested – Good Guys, The Finder, Lie to Me…

    Instead of giving the quality shows a chance, they just put on more Gordon Ramsey crap and promote Touch like it’s the second coming. I really like Keifer Sutherland, but Touch is really NOT touching me at all.

    Maybe I just have bad taste in TV, but there have got to be a lot of other watchers with non-reality, non-Touch TV taste!

    Comment by MaryTV – January 7, 2013 04:21 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Fox is making and huge mistake to cancel the Mob doctor
    They should be cancelling Touch instead

    Comment by Carol – January 7, 2013 04:38 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Bring ‘The Mod Doctor’ back, period!

    Comment by Val – January 7, 2013 06:40 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Please keep the Mob Doctor!!! Its a great show that just needs a chance. This is why people don’t watch new shows because you get invested then they cancel it.

    Comment by Sabrina Brockett – January 7, 2013 07:13 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Don’t cancel the Mob …….IM HOOKED on this show and its being ripped off the air! FOX you suck!!!!!!

    Comment by Steve – January 7, 2013 07:17 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Finally found a show my husband and I like to watch together and now it’s cancelled!!!! NOOOOOO!!!! We were hooked from the beginning! Told everyone we knew about it and most didn’t even know about it. Where is your advertising FOX?? Tired of good shows being cancelled after one season….give Mob Doc a chance! Def would want to watch more

    Comment by Oolivia – January 7, 2013 07:50 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • i just watched what i hope isnt the last mob doctor>>>wtf…. i love the show..come on fox get your head out of your a_s

    Comment by rich – January 7, 2013 07:53 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I second that, FOX sucks!!!

      Comment by Liz – January 7, 2013 10:10 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • My wife and I are very unhappy that Fox decided, without giving The Mob Doctor a chance, canceling the show!! We’ve been hooked since the season premiere! We only tune into Fox for Bones and have this show a shot, and ever since, been looking forward to every episode! Now that this is being cancelled, we will watch Bones, and maybe The X Factor and that’s it for us watching Fox!!! At least we have SVU (for the 14th year) and Chicago Fire on NBC! I guess in order for a show to make it on FOX, someone has to be screwing someone!!


    Comment by Joseph LaCroix – January 7, 2013 08:09 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I am a huge fan of The Mob Doctor please keep the show going, I don’t watch tv but only to watch The Mob Doctor

    Comment by Vinnie costello – January 7, 2013 08:21 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I love mob docter .great show .I’m disabled watch tv allday .I’m a good.
    Show credict

    Comment by mark hartline – January 7, 2013 08:35 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Wow, ANOTHER great show that is going out the window. FOX seems to butcher all of the shows that are actually great shows. Do they have a fear of failure that they keep the crappy shows and get ride of the good shows!!!!!

    Comment by Amy W – January 7, 2013 09:14 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Well, after watching this finale, I definitely think we can attach “SERIES” to it and not “season,” unfortunately… I enjoyed tonight’s series finale, regardless if it was premature and untimely. Good job to everyone who worked on this show up to this ending – I’m glad we atleast got a proper ending instead of a 1-season-show that has no closure…

    Comment by JD P – January 7, 2013 09:35 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Mob Doctor,Made in Jersy- Any show that does not have horror blood and guts sex is droped because people seem to be programed that way theese days. Good shows are being droped,without a chance to get going. Fake reality shows I Hate but that is what stupid people like. let them get some real reality but they are just cowards. Even the contestents are fake. round up the reality show junkies drop them on a desert island or combat zone with only a knife and tell them to survive for a year. No one will do it. No prize Just prove you are a man. No hand picked contestents. just ordinary people. no cameras. 1 year later if they survive just say good job and send them home.who will apply.

    Comment by tonyy1919 – January 7, 2013 09:38 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • My wife and I love the show if there is anyway we can contribute to saving it. Put us on the list… :-( Finally something with an extended plot action and good drama…

    Comment by Skyler – January 7, 2013 10:03 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I’m done with Fox…
    It would be great if they could see all of these posts

    Comment by Liz – January 7, 2013 10:07 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • :’( so sad to see it go. Hubby and I loved the show and the actors! We will miss mob doctor

    Comment by Les – January 7, 2013 10:11 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Please keep Mob Doctor!!! One of the better dramas out there… this is what got me watching Fox again. Of it goes, I’ll be gone too.

    Comment by Deandra – January 7, 2013 10:47 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Cannot believe they are canceling.Mob Dr one of the best new shows on television and the best show on Fox. I never watched Fox until this show was put on the air. They don’t give shows. Long enough for people to start to notice them. Although I thought it started out good from the first few episodes. Why is it they cancel everything that has some depth to it. Will not watch Fox after the last episode of this. Every show they have on is ridiculous. They actually had something really great started with Mob. Dr. And they decide to cancel it stupid unintelligent decision. There are people over the age of 20 that watch tv and would like something. Other then Glee to watch on this network. As for Touch with Kiefer Sutherland he has to be one o the worst actors tin Hollywood. And that show is so stupid. I tried to watch it and it was so boring I turned it off and I I usually always give something a chance, but it’s awful. Wish the network would listen and give Mob Dr another season. Possibly put it in another time slot since it wasn’t doing well where it was. It’s a great show!

    Comment by Angela Clark – January 8, 2013 12:04 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • One can only hope that another (more reputable) network picks them up!

    Comment by Liz – January 8, 2013 12:34 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Are they cancelling all the shows that show violence? There is more violence in the reality shows then on any of the so called violent shows, start cancelling those. Especially the Kardashions.

    Comment by Helen Eberherr – January 8, 2013 06:57 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I am so sick of getting hooked on a good show like Mob Doctor and then it getting canceled. I am with some of the others I am done with Fox Mob Doctor was the last straw. I think they need some new pollsters. In my opinion.

    Comment by Mike Rhea – January 8, 2013 07:25 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I so enjoyed the last show of …(mob Dr.) I hate it’s at the end of a great run, At least it had a end… :)

    Comment by rita brown – January 8, 2013 10:27 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Keep the Mob Doctor, I am sick and tired of the hollywood reality shows!! I never watch them and never will! I want to be entertained and the Mob Doctor is one of the few good shows on TV!!!!

    Comment by Emma – January 8, 2013 11:23 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Do not take away Mob Doctor that is about the only show Fox has to offer! We love that show! This family will not watch Fox if it is removed!!!!!!!!!!

    Comment by AJ Hudson – January 8, 2013 01:09 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Mob Dr. Was one of my favorite shows. I never missed an episode. Hope they come to their senses and bring the show back. I even got my husband to sit for 1 hour and he lived it.

    Comment by Rona – January 8, 2013 02:52 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Fox doesn’t keep anything Good! We’ve all pretty much written Fox off! We gave them another shot when Mo Doctor debuted,,and No Surprise,,they did it again!

    Comment by Alan Williams – January 8, 2013 03:27 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • STUPID IS STUPID DOES, Thats why Fox will never be a BIG player in the network war.
    Either put it back on or let another network have it.

    Comment by Dwight – January 8, 2013 04:08 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I just watched the entire season of Mob Doctor on my computer. I think it’s a great show and should not be cancelled. The story line was great and the acting was superb. Let’s try to bring it back Fox and replace some of those ridiculous reality shows.

    Comment by Samantha Williams – January 8, 2013 04:56 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Mob dictor is much better then Touch! I’m done with Fox!

    Comment by Brenda – January 8, 2013 05:49 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Forgetaboutit I ain’t watchin fox no more Mob Doctor was great show what ya gonna put on another reality show?

    Comment by Tony – January 8, 2013 05:50 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • We just found out about Mob Doctor with the last 4 episodes and love it! Maybe it was not promoted right to begin with. We just stumbled on to it and can’t wait for each episode. I hate that it has been cancelled.

    Comment by Debbie – January 8, 2013 06:38 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • This sucks! Love the Mob Doctor!
    Bring it back next season!! Plzzzzz

    Comment by Tammy – January 8, 2013 07:29 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Touch sucks! Watched it three times and lost interest, have been gluded to Mob Doctor! Fox get your heads out of your a**

    Comment by Tammy – January 8, 2013 07:32 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Dont get rid of this show!!! Its really good!!! I started watching fox again because of this show so sick ok reality tv and the same csi and law and order! advertisement hasnt been enough to get more veiwers! A second season with a twisted begining will get it rolling!!

    Comment by ericka – January 8, 2013 07:50 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Keep the mob doctor!!! Love this show! Great cast!

    Comment by eyona a – January 8, 2013 07:52 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Really!! i was looking forward to a second seaon! Fox really needs to cut the sh*t out!!! We need good tv not the same ole stuff!!!!!! This show was a break from the bullsh*t on this channel and the rest of the other programs!! GIVE THIS SHOW A CHANCE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Comment by Tom – January 8, 2013 07:58 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Just watched series finale of The Mob Doctor!!! Why?Why would u cancel this show after an ending like that!!!!????

    Comment by Corina – January 8, 2013 08:01 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Please bring back mob doctor for a second season !! We love this show so . We will def miss it and its the only show we watch on Fox. We won’t watch it anymore

    Comment by Sandee – January 8, 2013 09:10 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I like the mob dr. But what’s left with Grace killing him. What’s left with the south side what’s left with al since the other gang put the hit on him. There’s really nothing left the writera killed the series with the first season.

    Comment by Steven – January 8, 2013 09:29 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • we love the mob doctor bring it back please!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Comment by bhenry – January 8, 2013 10:02 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I agree I fell in love with the mob doctor. I’m so tired if these terrible reality shows!!!!! Yet something genuine promise and intrigue gets the axe. Just like good guys, pushing daisies, etc. I don’t see the appeal of American Idol, Dancing with the Stars, etc. why do these shows continue year after year! I personally don’t feel that my segment of the television market is being represented.

    Comment by Mac – January 9, 2013 12:47 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Alas….. It’s gone. She’s on her way to Mexico with her boyfriend after overdosing Constatntine with insulin, flatlining him(after finding out he was her dad….(. I guessed that in the first show…). Bye bye Mob Dr. It was fun while it lasted.

    Comment by Wendy – January 9, 2013 08:23 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I love the mob doctor it’s one of the best shows showing I will never watch anything from fox if they do cancel !!!!!!!

    Comment by M – January 9, 2013 12:37 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I really loved the Mob Doctor. I think Fox made a huge mistake cancelling it. I can’t stand Touch. That show is so boring. Bring back The Mob Doctor. That show had an awesome cast and always had a great storyline.

    Comment by GOP/ TRUTH SEEKER (@RUSHLvR1) – January 9, 2013 01:34 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • You have put a great show on but only to destroy it Hummm !!! Sell the story line to another network !!!! This show was fantastic !!!! MOB DOCTOR

    Comment by morgan – January 9, 2013 02:45 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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